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Happy 20th birthday, World Wide Web!

On August 6, 1991, the World Wide Web made its debut as a publicly available service on the Internet. Now, 20 years later, we're giving it a big thank you for revolutionizing the world as we know it.

By August 6, 2011

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World Cup

World Cup 2014 begins on Thursday, June 12.

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Yahoo marks 20th birthday with world yodeling record

The yodeling of 3,400 amateur yodelers sounds exactly like you think it would.

By March 2, 2015

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Happy 20th birthday WWW!

As we blow out the candles to celebrate 20 years of the world wide web's existence, we look back at the best (or perhaps worst) things it has given us.

By August 21, 2011

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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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Was the VW Beetle the most important object of the 20th century?

The Volkswagen Beetle was a car that came close to never seeing the light of day, but on its way from fascist project to hippie icon it became one of the pillars of the automotive world. XCAR goes back to the start of the story and finds out whether the new Beetle deserves its name.

By November 14, 2014

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Professor explains whether cat is going up or down stairs

Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.

By April 11, 2015

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Classic Car Club: Driving some of the great cars of the 20th century

The Classic Car Club offers the experience of driving some amazing cars without the hard work that ownership can bring with it. We tagged along for a night drive to take some of these awesome machines out for a spin.

By October 10, 2013

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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015

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Father of SMS reflects on 20th anniversary of first text message

In a BBC interview via texting, Matti Makkonen discusses the birth and growth of SMS and how he shouldn't be considered its creator.

By December 3, 2012

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This obnoxious birthday card will drive you totally crazy

Become the most-hated gift giver in history by bestowing on your buddies an electronic singing birthday card that won't shut up.

By April 4, 2015